BOSTON - As voted on by the NEWMAC, the Emerson Men's Lacrosse team has been selected to finish eighth in the NEWMAC Preseason Poll.
The poll was headlined by the Pride of Springfield college who received seven of eight first place votes. The Babson beavers came in at number two with one first place vote. Clark, Coast Guard, MIT, Wheaton, Mass. Maritime, and Emerson rounded out the poll from 3-8.
After finishing its 2017 campaign with an overall record of 4-9 and 0-7 against NEWMAC opponents, the Lions will be looking to add a W in the win column within conference play for the first time since 2014 as they prepare to kick off the 2018 season next Wednesday, February 28, 2018 down at Rotch Field against Mount Ida at 4:00 p.m.